Translation of uptake in Spanish:

uptake

Pronunciation: /ˈʌpteɪk/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (ability to understand) to be quick on the uptake agarrar or (especially Spain/especialmente España) coger* las cosas al vuelo to be slow on the uptake ser* duro de mollera 1.2 (response) (British English/inglés británico) respuesta (feminine) the uptake for the course has been disappointing el interés expresado en el curso ha sido decepcionante
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    • The Public Health Minister said the vaccine remained the best form of protection against measles, mumps and rubella and most recent information suggested uptake was on the increase.
    • He welcomed the recent improved uptake in the MMR vaccine, which currently stands at around 77% of the target population.
    • In recent years uptake of the vaccination has decreased following claims it is linked to autism.

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